Expertise: Cardiovascular informatics, health informatics, medical devices, neuroengineering
Dr. Yuan-Ting Zhang is currently Director of Joint Research Center for Biomedical Engineering and Professor of Department of Electronic Engineering at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). Dr. Zhang serves concurrently the Director of the Key Lab for Health Informatics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (HICAS).
Dr. Zhang has devoted much of his professional career to education and research in the interdisciplinary area that combines engineering and biomedicine. His research spans several fields, including wearable medical devices, body sensor networks, bio-THz technologies, bio-modeling, neural engineering, and cardiovascular health informatics, and is closely tied up to his teaching and publishing activities. He has authored/co-authored over 400 scientific publications, and filed 31 patents, some of which are being licensed to companies for commercialization.
Dr. Zhang served previously the Vice-President of the IEEE-EMBS in 2000-2001, served as the Technical Program Chair and the General Conference Chair of the 20th and 27th IEEE-EMBS Annual International Conferences in 1998 and 2005, respectively. He served as Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, founding Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, and Guest Editor for IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine and IEEE Communication Magazine, and was selected as the recipient of the IEEE-EMBS outstanding service award in 2006. Dr. Zhang is Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine. He is a Fellow of IEEE, AIMBE and IAMBE.